Upcoming Events

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Fall division meeting

Meeting | November 2 | 3-5 p.m. |  Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center

 Lisa Alvarez-Cohen, Academic Senate

 Academic Senate

This is a regular business meeting of the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate.

 Non-Senate attendees will be seated as space allows. Media representatives should contact our office in advance to request authorization for photography. Requests for accommodation would also be appreciated in advance.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Perspectives on Freedom of Expression on Campus: A Faculty Forum

Meeting | December 4 | 3-5 p.m. |  Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center

 Judith Butler, Maxine Elliot Professor of Comparative Literature; Erwin Chemerinsky, Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law and Dean of Berkeley Law; john a. powell, Robert D. Haas Chancellor's Chair in Equity and Inclusion, Professor of African American Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Law, and Director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society; Panos Papadopoulos, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and former Academic Senate chair

 Lisa Alvarez-Cohen, Chair of the Berkeley Division, Academic Senate

 Academic Senate

We plan a lively consideration of

​the​ responsibilities ​of faculty to promote the free exchange of ideas on campus, even as we uphold our principles of community, and strive to maintain a campus on which hate and discrimination are not welcome (https://diversity.berkeley.edu/principles-community). We will explore the intersection of these important issues with pedagogy,...   More >

 Please write to acad_sen@berkeley.edu for accommodation, including for photography and media.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Senate Forum on the Campus Strategic Planning Process

Panel Discussion | March 8 | 3-5 p.m. |  Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center

 Lisa Alvarez-Cohen, Academic Senate

 Academic Senate

On January 25, 2018, Chancellor Carol Christ announced details of a semester-long strategic planning process, that she expects to establish a framework for charting Berkeley’s path forward over the coming years. The Academic Senate is an important partner in this effort and will be providing input throughout the process. The Strategic Planning Steering Committee is co-chaired by Senate Division...   More >

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Spring division meeting

Meeting | May 2 | 3-5 p.m. |  Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center

 Lisa Alvarez-Cohen, Academic Senate

 Academic Senate

This is a regular business meeting of the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate.

 Non-Senate attendees will be seated as space allows. Media representatives should contact our office in advance to request authorization for photography. Requests for accommodation would also be appreciated in advance.